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Chumbrella

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Chumbrella
KSA Chumbrella.jpg
Parasol Kirby activates Chumbrella.
Details
Debut game Kirby Star Allies
Type(s) Unlimited use
Requirements Parasol
Power(s) Makes Parasol giant to increase its coverage.
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Chumbrella is a special Friend Ability in Kirby Star Allies which allows Parasol Kirby or Parasol Waddle Dee to make said parasol grow giant. While giant, the Parasol will stop waterfalls from getting through, and can also shield allies from powerful attacks coming from above. To activate it, the player needs simply to hold up on the Control Stick or + Control Pad. Unlike most other Friend Abilities, Chumbrella does not require help from any friends to activate. The parasol will turn back to normal upon using an attack.

The name 'Chumbrella' is a portmanteau of the words 'chum' (slang for friend) and 'umbrella' (another word for Parasol).

Trivia[edit]

  • During the initial E3 reveal of Kirby Star Allies, the Chumbrella looked like the standard parasol, albeit the same increased proportions. The unique heart design was added in later, before the game's release.
  • Chumbrella is one of the four Friend Abilities which does not actually require Friends to be present to perform, the others being Friend Bounce, Still Life and Al Fresco.

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Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese アイアイパラソル
Ai Ai Parasoru
Love-Love Parasol
Traditional Chinese 相親相愛傘
xiāng qīn xiāng ài sǎn
Love-Love Umbrella
Simplified Chinese 相亲相爱伞
xiāng qīn xiāng ài sǎn
French Cooparapluie Coop-umbrella
European Spanish Sombrilla compartida Shared umbrella